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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trite*traɪt(adj.)trit•er, trit•est.

  1. lacking in freshness or effectiveness because of constant use or excessive repetition; hackneyed.

  2. characterized by hackneyed expressions, ideas, etc.

* Syn: See commonplace.

Origin of trite:

1540–50; < L trītus worn, common, ptp. of terere to rub, wear down


Princeton's WordNet

  1. triteness, staleness(noun)

    unoriginality as a result of being dull and hackneyed


  1. triteness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being trite.

  2. triteness(Noun)

    The result or product of being trite.

Anagrams of triteness

  1. interests

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